Average of 20ºC – 27ºC
Mostly clear but murky in places.
From Mpalane Bay, in front of Nkwazi Lake Lodge, Pump Station, the bay as you pass the KZN Wildlife campsites, Elephant Bay in 2 - 8m of water and towards the mouth of the river where it enters the main Dam. Be careful of tree stumps in the water.
Tiger Fish caught during the month ranged from 1kg – 4kg.
The largest one of 4kg was caught on sardine. Fishing continues be successful.
The Dam level increased to just over 90% with the influx of water from upstream, but some water was released, dropping it to the current level.
Total Tiger Fish:
An average of 860 Tiger Fish were caught off the Pongola Game Reserve boats.
A few Silver Catfish and Barbel were caught while fishing for Tiger Fish, using sardines and chicken livers.
Bait of the Month:
Sardine and live bait were the baits of the month. Chicken livers and chicken hearts also worked well in the murkier water.
Fishing continues to be a great activity, with excellent fish being landed and great views, birding and game viewing from the water!